Patient Care Technician (PCT)WIA Approved

The Patient Care Technician is a multi-skilled health care worker who initially earns a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification and then gains additional skills to perform routine patient care treatments including simple lab tests, EKG’s, simple dressing changes, phlebotomy.

Course Description: This 154 hour, 14 week program prepares students to work in long term care facilities, hospitals, and private duty. This program is taught with a combination of lecture, hands-on practical lab exercises, and real-world clinical experience conducted off-campus at an actual medical facility. This program is designed to prepare Patient Care Technicians (PCTs) to function as multi-skilled care providers in a variety of health-care settings and to increase employers’ abilities to meet their workforce needs. It is designed to prepare an individual to work in a hospital, long-term care setting or a skilled nursing facility. The technician will receive education on standard and universal health care precautions, therapeutic communication techniques, English and math skills, customer service, patient care delivery systems, current technology usage, and Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy safety.

Requirements: Current Connecticut CNA license and CPR certification

 Student Health Requirement Form – Must Be Completed Before Clinical

Session(s) Currently Offered

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9/28/2015 - 12/21/2015
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LH A208

Tuition includes textbook, uniform and certification exam.

60 hours

Mondays & Wednesdays
September 28, 2015 – December 4, 2015
No class 11/25
4:00pm – 7:00pm
Lafayette Hall A208

48 hours

Tuesdays & Thursdays
September 29, 2015 – November 19, 2015
4:00pm – 7:00pm
Lafayette Hall A208

36 hours

October 31,2015 – December 12, 2015
8:30am – 3:00pm
Bridgeport Hospital, 267 Grant Street, Bridgeport, CT

Exam Review
10 hours

Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday, December 14, 15, 16
4pm – 7:20pm
Lafayette Hall A208

NHA Exam

Monday, December 21, 2015
Time and Location TBD